Meaning of unchaperoned in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈʃapərəʊnd/


  • Unaccompanied or unsupervised.

    ‘Cindy had been staying unchaperoned with Matthew’
    • ‘It was certainly felt shocking in some Borrowdale circles that he was entertaining unchaperoned females.’
    • ‘It involved fibbing to their parents, sneaking out unchaperoned, staying up past their bedtimes and watching as their fathers became good mates with Rat Scabies of the Damned.’
    • ‘Not necessarily, but even Barrie enthusiasts might hesitate before allowing someone like their idol to look after their own children unchaperoned.’
    • ‘Around the 1900s, tea shops began to spring up, one of the few places where a lady could go unchaperoned without raising eyebrows.’
    • ‘Questions had even been raised about child protection, and whether it was appropriate for him to enter bedrooms unchaperoned.’
    • ‘They allowed him close unchaperoned contact with younger female patients.’
    • ‘In a time when the propriety of a woman could be put into question simply by an unchaperoned encounter with a man who was not her husband or immediate male relative, Wallis Simpson was seen as the worst of all kind of women, an ‘adventuress.’’
    • ‘At other tables, young men and women were clearly out on dates, unchaperoned and unblushing, drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes - a far cry from my first trip back seven years ago when I had scandalised my family by openly smoking.’
    • ‘For three weeks, I spent lazy afternoons keeping my mouth shut while listening to my grandmother gossip about young women who ruined their reputations by being seen unchaperoned.’
    • ‘We should therefore not be surprised that the twenties were an enthusiastic display of unchaperoned dating, provocative dress, and exhibitionist behavior.’
    • ‘She has laid down a strict code of conduct in her troupe and women artistes are not allowed to entertain visitors backstage or go out unchaperoned.’
    • ‘In another story a princess stays in her room even though it is on fire because she was not allowed to go out unchaperoned.’
    • ‘A respectable woman - even a fake one - can't go out on her own unchaperoned.’
    • ‘It's much to late for you to be visiting unchaperoned.’
    • ‘In 1999, in preparation for her first communion, Rosa attended catechism lessons in the afternoon; it was her only chance to go out unchaperoned.’
    • ‘You're not the only one opposed to unchaperoned parties.’
    • ‘If you two want to stay friends, hang out unchaperoned.’
    • ‘The concert is attended entirely by unchaperoned youths, some wearing McDonald's employee uniforms.’
    • ‘You're second impression most likely be, vodka and coffee don't play so nice when they're on an unchaperoned date.’
    • ‘In a typical argument, Bayle asks us to imagine a group of mothers who allow their daughters to attend a ball unchaperoned.’
    alone, on one's own, all alone, by oneself, solo, lone, solitary, single, single-handed